Coast Guard medevacs man off OSC Brutus in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs man off OSC Brutus in Gulf of Mexico
USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 67-year-old man off an offshore supply vessel about 40 miles southeast of Port O’Connor Wednesday evening. At 7:46 p.m., the crew of the offshore supply vessel Brutus contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders on VHF marine radio channel 16 to report a diabetic man aboard that was suffering significant confusion,...

Coast Guard searches for missing man near Seadrift, Tx

Coast Guard searches for missing man near Seadrift, Tx
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a man that went missing Friday afternoon one mile southeast of Seadrift. At 5:40 p.m., The captain of the  tug and barge Joey Devall, contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report he was missing a crew member after thoroughly searching the vessel. Missing is Tony Bergeron, a 37-year-old man who was last...

Coast Guard searching for missing man in San Antonio Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing man in San Antonio Bay
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard was searching for a missing man 11 miles southeast of Seadrift, Thursday evening. Missing is 43-year-old Son Nguyen. At 6:51 p.m., a friend and an uncle of Nguyen reported to Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders that they had come across the missing man’s empty and idling 20-foot personal fishing craft. At 7 p.m., a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs diabetic man from charter boat off South Padre Island, Texas
USCG File Photo SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man Saturday from a charter boat about 30 miles east of Arroyo City. At 11:19 a.m., the charter boat Thunderbird operator contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report that a 40-year-old diabetic man had been going in and out of consciousness and was in need of medical attention. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters
A lancha and fishing gear were seized and brought back to shore after being stopped Thursday afternoon on Jun. 15 by U.S. Coast Guard crews in southern Texas. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward J.Wargo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew off the coast of southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard crews stopped...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four adults from a remote island after their canoe capsized Wednesday morning near Seadrift, Texas. At 1:26 a.m., a crewmember of the tow vessel Salvation contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported seeing a red flare in the area of the Victoria Bridge Canal. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing boater in Copano Bay

Coast Guard continues to search for missing boater in Copano Bay
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and SeaTow continued the search Sunday for a boater who was reported missing by a good Samaritan in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boat crews, Sea Tow boat crews, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi and small boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Corpus Christi, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a recreational boater who went missing Saturday afternoon in Copano Bay. Missing is Kevin Ferrel, 53, was last seen wearing blue jeans and a long sleeve white shirt. At 2:02 p.m., a good Samaritan called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi to report a small pleasure craft found idling with a fishing pole and cell phone in it,...

Coast Guard hoists 4 boaters from water near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard hoists 4 boaters from water near Port Mansfield, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted four people to safety after their boat capsized 15 miles north of Port Mansfield, Sunday morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported that an 18-foot boat with four people aboard had capsized in three feet...